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Resolutions Across Time: Unveiling the Ancient Roots of New Year Promises

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The intriguing concept of New Year resolutions finds its roots in ancient civilizations and their cultural practices. dating back over 4,000 years, the Babylonian civilization marked the start of a new year with an elaborate festival called Akitu, spanning 12 days. During this festive period, individuals made promises to the gods in the hope of …

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